In May of 2017, I went on a solo adventure to Chaco Canyon National Historical Park, traversing down 20+ miles of rough dirt roads to the park’s entrance. I camped outside of the park, and spent two days day hiking around the park to various historic sites, including the famous supernova petroglyph from 1054 AD, […]
In May, 2017 I visited Lower Antelope Canyon outside of Page, Arizona. Touring the canyon was on my short list of things to see before I moved from Arizona to Oregon. I finally edited the photos, over a year and a half later. This website is in dire need of updates, but for now, editing […]
In the middle of March, a small faction of the Tamarind Adventure Club participated in a day-hike excursion to Bandelier National Monument. We walked the well-known Frijoles Canyon Trail, visiting cliff dwellings along the canyon walls as well as the Alcove House, which I documented in an earlier post from a solo visit in November. However, it […]
Back in January, the Tamarind Adventure Club headed into the Jemez Wilderness in search of the Paliza Canyon Goblin Colony. After fighting our way through some rugged, icy single lane dirt roads, we finally arrived at a nearby campground– the closest we could get to the trailhead in winter. We approached the canyon from above […]
In October, I took a solo day trip to Bandelier National Monument, winding along the backroads and approaching Frijoles Canyon from the southwest from the Jemez Mountains, which was a beautiful drive. The peak tourist season was winding down, but I still had to take a shuttle into the canyon from a neighboring town. Several years […]
Back in October, the Tamarind Adventure Club enjoyed a night of camping at White Sands National Monument. When we arrived in the early afternoon, the sun was high overhead and the heat, reflecting of the dunes, was almost unbearable. The sand however, made out of gypsum, remained cool to the touch, collecting what little moisture the […]
For Memorial Day, the Tamarind Adventure Club went swimming at Lake Abiquiu, near Ghost Ranch. The lake is man made, and is one of the few lakes in New Mexico that allows motorized boating. The weather was gorgeous, the lake was calm, and the water was the perfect temperature.